Originally posted on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 4/15/13
I do my very best as often as I can to see both sides of an argument and when it comes to the Steelers I try even harder. In the case of Steelers’ wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and ‘should they or shouldn’t they,’ I feel confident I’ve been able to grasp both sides of the debate pretty well. Last night, the Steelers matched New England’s offer of $2.5 million for one year in order to keep Sanders. I have been clearly on the side that did not want the Steelers to match, but that doesn’t mean I can’t see and appreciate their reason for doing so. Obviously, the Steelers were concerned about their already weak receiving crops and rather than put their faith in the draft, they chose to stay with what they know. From that respect, I completely understand the move and I’m sure Ben Roethlisberger is relieved this morning to know that Sanders will be back. By keeping Sanders, the Steelers are now dangerously close to the cap limit. They are roughly $700,000 under the cap but on June 1st, Wi...
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